William Hasselberger is an Associate Professor in the Institute for Political Studies (IEP) of the Catholic University of Portugal (UCP), and the Director of the Digital Ethics Laboratory (LED) at UCP, a center for advanced study and interdisciplinary research on emerging technologies and their impact on society. He is also vice-president for the UCP Research Ethics Commission for Technology, Social Sciences and the Humanities (CETCH), as well as a Visiting Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture at the University of Virginia, USA.
William does research in several areas including moral and political philosophy, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and technology ethics, the psychology of ethical virtue and human well-being, and the philosophy of mind and action. He has published in various academic journals, including Social Research, The European Journal of Philosophy, Philosophy, The Pacific Philosophical Quarterly, The New Atlantis, and Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry. He was born in Ankara, Turkey, and has lived throughout Europe and North America